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So called abstract art by Merle Armitage

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Published by Manzanita Press in Santa Fe, New Mexico .
Written in English


  • Art -- Philosophy,
  • Art, Abstract -- Philosophy

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAbstract art, So called
Statementby Merle Armitage
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 25 leaves :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14636383M

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